Around Town: Community Listings

Powell River Peak

March 17, 2017 08:00 AM

Here is what is happening Around Town this week and beyond:

FRIDAY

Westview Baptist Church hosts a free shepherd’s pie community dinner from 5-7 pm on Friday, March 17, at the church, 3676 Joyce Avenue. For information, call Hans or Kelly dejong at 604.485.9114.

An official album release party for local alternative rockers Lukah Bouchard Band, with special guests Razorvoice and Jasper Sassaman, takes place at at 8 pm on Friday, March 17 in McKinney's Pub, Rodmay Hotel. Tickets are $10 at the door.

SATURDAY

Community Adult Literacy and Learning presents a tutor-training session from 9 am-12:30 pm on Saturday, March 18, at the Learning Centre, 4727 Marine Avenue. The centre provides literacy tutoring for adults in reading, writing, math and basic computer skills. Call 604.413.1021 or email call@prepsocity.org for information.

Powell River Public Library presents Tech Savvy: Tablets and Smart Phones, at 1:30 pm on Saturday, March 18, at Gillies Bay Senior Centre. Participants will learn how to use many features available on tablets and smart phones. To register, email Mark at mmerlino@prpl.ca or call 604.485.8664.

Powell River Métis holds its monthly potluck from 5-8 pm on Saturday, March 18, at the French Club, 5110 Manson Avenue. Everyone is welcome to attend for an evening of food, fellowship and music. For information, contact Barb at 604.485.2732.

Malaspina Naturalists Club presents Dr. Richard Dewey of Ocean Networks Canada and his talk Tides, Currents and Sailing the Coastal Waters of BC, at 7:30 pm Saturday, March 18, at Trinity Hall, United Church. Doors open at 7 pm with refreshments available. For information, call 604.485.0077.

SUNDAY

Single Seniors meet at 5 pm on the third Sunday of every month at Trinity Hall, United Church, 6932 Crofton Street. For information about the gatherings, which feature either a potluck or catered dinner, call 604.483.6658 or 604.485.4393.

TUESDAY

Inner Peace Movement educator Gwen McGregor returns to town to talk about renewing your spirit for more harmonious living with seminars at 1 and 7:30 pm on Tuesday, March 21, at Town Centre Hotel. Cost is $21 at the door. For more information, call 250.739.8876 or go to innerpeacemovement.ca.

Powell River Hospice Society’s eight-week adult grief support course begins at 7 pm on Tuesday, March 21. Preregistration is necessary as spaces are limited. For location and information, call 604.223.7309 or email powellriverhospice@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY

Building Caring Communities hosts a free speed-friending event at 12-2:30 pm on Wednesday, March 22, at Arc Community Theatre, 7055 Alberni Street. Everyone is welcome to attend and meet many new people in a structured way to determine potential connections. For information, email ctownley@inclusionpr.ca.

THURSDAY

Powell River Hospice Society’s hospice volunteer training course begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, March 23, at Oceanview Education Centre. Training includes eight Thursday evening sessions and two Saturday sessions. Preregistration is necessary as space is limited. For information, call 604.223.7309 or email powellriverhospice@gmail.com.

Powell River Public Library presents Tech Savvy: Tablets and Smart Phones, at 7 pm on Thursday, March 23, at the library, 4411 Michigan Avenue. Participants will learn how to use many features available on tablets and smart phones. To register, email Mark at mmerlino@prpl.ca or call 604.485.8664.

FRIDAY

ORCA Bus provides early-childhood fun and learning from 9:30-11 am on Friday, March 24, at Powell River Fire Rescue. For information, call 604.485.2132.

Inclusion Powell River hosts an all ages Spring Fling Dance from 5-10 pm on Friday, March 24, at Jean Pike Centre, 7055 Alberni Street. Admission is $2 at the door.

Senior Citizens Association of BC, Branch 49, holds its monthly dinner at 5:30 pm on Friday, March 24, at Cranberry Seniors Centre, 6792 Cranberry Street. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Admission is $12 for members and $17 for non-members. For information, call 604.485.6600.

UPCOMING

March 25

Van Anda Improvement District presents Build Your Own Rain Barrel from 9 am-2 pm on Saturday, March 25, at Van Anda Fire Hall. Open to Texada Island residents, the course includes a fire hall tour. Preregistration is required. For information, contact Lin Johnson at 604.414.3508, or contact@vananda-id.ca.

March 26

Powell River Genealogy group meets from 6:30-8:30 pm on Sunday, March 26, at 6792 Cranberry Street, with an aim to obtain resource material and help interested people begin their own family history. Everyone is welcome. For information, call Moyra at 604.485.9549.

March 28

Powell River Garden Club’s monthly meeting takes place at 7 pm on Tuesday, March 28, at Cranberry Seniors Centre, 6792 Cranberry Street. Guest speaker Leslie Stave will talk about growing and cooking with herbs. Teas and coffee will be served at the break.

March 31

Powell River Public Library presents Homeschooler’s Book Club from 10:30-11:30 am on Friday, March 31, at 4411 Michigan Avenue. The club provides home-schooled children in grades five through 10 an opportunity to expand reading their horizons and make new friends. For information, call 604.485.4796.

April 1

Kiwanis Club of Powell River will host a garage sale from 10 am-1 pm on Saturday, April 1, at 4943 Kiwanis Avenue. For information, call 604.483.1440.

April 2

Kiwanis Club of Powell River’s Fill a Bag for a Buck sale takes place from 10 am-1 pm on Sunday, April 2, at 4943 Kiwanis Avenue. For information, call 604.483.1440.

April 4

Malaspina Naturalists Club hosts Jackie Hildering and her talk on Humpbacks, 7 pm Tuesday, April 4, at Cranberry Seniors Centre. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Hildering is a researcher with Marine Education and Research Society, mersociety.org. Everyone is welcome to attend. For information, call 604.485.0077.

April 6

Options for Sexual Health drop-in clinic available from 5-7 pm, Thursday, April 6, at Powell River General Hospital, public health entrance, 5000 Joyce Avenue. Low-cost birth control, counselling, health screening, pap tests and more is available.

 

ONGOING

 

Garden Club

Powell River Garden Club meets at 7 pm on the fourth Tuesday of every month January to June and September to November at Cranberry Seniors Centre, corner of Manson Avenue and Cranberry Street, for an enjoyable evening with interesting garden information, tea and coffee, exchanges and community support.

 

Genealogy

Powell River Genealogy group meets from 6:30-8:30 pm on the last Sunday of every month with an aim to obtain resource material and help interested persons begin their own family history. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call Moyra at 604.485.9549.

 

Girl Guides

Girl Guides of Canada, Kelly Creek, meet from 3:30-5 pm every Wednesday at Kelly Creek Community Church, 2380 Zilinsky Road. For more information, call Pat Lewis at 604.487.9238.

 

Girl Guides of Canada meet Wednesdays at Henderson Elementary School. Sparks, ages five and six, meet from 4-5 pm. Brownies, ages seven and eight, meet from 5-6:30 pm. Girls nine through 15 meet from 6:30-8:30 pm. For information, call 604.483.3234.

 

Home-school Support

Powell River Home-school Support Group meets at 7 pm on the third Wednesday of each month. Newcomers welcome. For more information, call Angela Desilets at 604.487.4555.

 

Kiwanis Club

Kiwanis Club of Powell River meets at 7 pm every first and third Tuesday of each month. For location and more information, call 604.578.8465.

 

Library

Powell River Public Library hosts free board game nights from 5-8:30 pm every Wednesday and Friday at the library, 4411 Michigan Avenue. Open to all ages. Participants under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration necessary. Call 604.485.4796 or email szagwyn@prpl.ca for more information.

 

Powell River Public Library hosts 3D printer orientations for schools from 9-10 am Tuesdays and 11 am-12 pm Thursdays at the library, 4411 Michigan Avenue. Orientations cover basic concepts of designing for 3D printing and teach students how to setup the library’s software. For more information, call 604.485.4796.

 

Join lively and animated discussions with Powell River Public Library’s afternoon book club from 1:30-2:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month at the library. Membership is open to all. For more information, call 604.485.4796.

 

Lions Club

Lions Club meetings are held at 7 pm on the first and third Wednesday of every month at Snickers Restaurant on Marine Avenue. For more information, call Dean Gerhart at 604.485.9288.

 

Live Music

Ecossentials and Fruits Roots Juice Bar sponsor live music events from 12-4 pm every Saturday at 6812 Alberni Street. Each week features songwriters Geoff Allan, Scott Ritter and established local musical guests.

 

Rockit Music Sessions take place Saturdays from 7-9 pm at Rockit Music, 6820 Alberni Street. The sessions provide a showcase for local talent. Admission is $10. For more information, search for Rockit Music Sessions on Facebook.

 

Living Water Foursquare Church

Living Water Foursquare Church has created The Refuge, a place for children ages six through 12, 6:30-8 pm every Friday evening at 4640 Manson Avenue. Games, sports, snacks, crafts and more in store. For more information, call Katie Alescio at 604.485.6116.

 

Lund Community Society

Lund Community Society holds meetings at 7 pm on the fourth Tuesday of every month, except for July, August and December, at Lund Community Centre.

 

Model Community Employment

Model Community Employment Project helps people with disabilities or barriers acquire education and skills needed to secure employment. Information sessions are held every Tuesday from 1-3 pm at the Model Community office, 4493A Marine Avenue. For more information, call Chantal at 604.485.2688.

 

MS Support

Cranberry Seniors’ Centre hosts MS Support Group meetings at 10 am on the second Monday of each month. For more information, call 604.485.2037.

 

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous meeting is held at 7 pm every Friday in room 3018, Powell River General Hospital, 5000 Joyce Avenue. An addict, any addict, can stop using drugs, lose the desire to use, and find a new way to live.

 

NDP Club

Powell River NDP Club holds meetings at 7 pm, with dinner at 6 pm, on the first Wednesday of the month at Carlson Community Club.

 

ORCA Bus

ORCA (On the Road with Children's Activities) Bus provides free, fun, quality time for children (birth to school age) and their parents/caregivers. For more information, call 604.485.2132 or visit successby6powellriver.ca.

 

Pain Support

People in Pain holds People in Pain Support Group meeting from 2-4 pm on the first Tuesday of each month at Powell River General Hospital in the meeting room downstairs next to the cafeteria. Admission is free.

 

Pipe Band

Learn to play the great Highland bagpipe and fundamentals of music with the Lads and Lassies Pipe Band, 7 pm each Thursday, beginning in January, 7170 Esquimalt Court. Band is for children aged 10 through 16. To enrol or for more information, call Susanne at 604.485.2071 or George at 604.485.7375.

 

Powell River 4-H Clubs

4-H Clubs are accepting new members ages 9 to 19 for regular project work. Projects available are Cloverbuds (ages 6 to 8), sewing, crafting, foods (cooking) and animals. Each club meets on different days. For more information, call Maureen Venables at 604.485.4534 or Helena Rogers at 604.485.5200.

 

Powell River Women in Business

Powell River Women in Business events are held at 7 pm on the third Wednesday of each month at Oceanview Education Centre, 7105 Nootka Street. For more information, email info@prwomeninbusiness.com.

 

Powell River Yacht Club

Powell River Yacht Club invites people to crew boats during fun races, from 9 am-1 pm Saturdays, meeting at picnic tables beside ferry terminal parking lot. Anyone in reasonable shape and wishing to learn to sail is welcome. For more information, visit powellriveryachtclub.ca/racing.php.

 

Radio Club

Powell River Amateur Radio Club, Powell River Amateur Repeater Society and Emergency Radio Communication Unit meet at 7 pm on the second Wednesday of each month at Westview Flying Club, 7508 Duncan Street. New members are welcome; membership is $20 per year. For information, email theluulu@gmail.com.

 

Powell River Amateur Radio Club provides support to obtain a HAM radio operator licence. Morse code is not needed to obtain a licence and there is an accredited examiner in Powell River. For more information, call 604.485.2133 or email russell.storry@gmail.com.

 

Reach to Recovery

Reach to Recovery provides hospital and home visits to recently diagnosed breast cancer patients. Service offers one-on-one counselling with trained counsellors for women who have had breast cancer, and provides information. For more information, call Lorraine at 604.485.6114 or Leslie at 604.483.9120.

 

Red Hat Society

Powell River Sunshine Pearls, members of the Red Hat Society, meet for lunch on the third Tuesday of every month. The chapter is seeking new members who wish to have fun and frivolity. For more information, call Louise at 604.485.7444 or Irene at 604.485.3882.

 

Rotary Club of Powell River

Rotary Club of Powell River Sunrise meets 7:15-8:15 am Tuesdays at Town Centre Hotel. Be a guest and listen to interesting speakers on a variety of topics. No fee to attend as a guest. Contact Kim Miller at 604.485.4051 for information.

 

Rotary Club of Powell River

Rotary Club of Powell River meets at 6:30 pm on Wednesdays at Julies Airport Café. To make a difference in the community, join the club.

 

Salvation Army

Salvation Army and Lighthouse Community Church presents Faith Weaver Friends from 6:30-8 pm Wednesdays at Salvation Army. Features include games, music and snack-it cafe. Cost is $15 per child or $25 per family for one year. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 604.414.7243.

 

Everyone is welcome to attend and sing hymns at 10:30 am Sundays at the church, 4500 Joyce Avenue. Voices will be accompanied by piano or organ. For more information, call 604.485.6067.

 

Scottish Country Dancing

Scottish country dancing is held from 6:45-9 pm every Monday in the Westview Elementary School gym. This form of dancing is usually done with sets of six or eight people. For more information, call 604.485.6801.

 

Scouts

First Powell River Scouts meet from 7-9 pm on Mondays at 5393 Timberlane Avenue for boys aged 11 to 14. For more information, call Tina Bevans at 604.483.9634.

 

Senior Citizens Association of BC Branch 49

Bridge is played on Wednesdays from 10 am-12 pm and Fridays from 1-4 pm at Cranberry Seniors’ Centre. Other activities taking place at the centre include carpet bowling, crib, strength and balance exercises and Tai Chi. For more information, call 604.414.9456 or visit powellriverseniors.ca.

 

Sex Addicts Anonymous

Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA) meets from 6-7:30 pm on Fridays. For more information, readers can contact saa_powellriver@yahoo.com. SAA is a fellowship of men and women recovering from compulsive relationships and/or sexual behaviour.

 

Sexual Awareness for Everyone

SAFE (Sexual Awareness for Everyone) Clinic offers free and confidential health services at Powell River Community Health, third floor, 5000 Joyce Avenue. For more information, or to book an appointment, call community health at 604.485.3310.

 

Soup Kitchen

St. Joseph's Hall hosts a soup kitchen from 12-1 pm every Friday. The hall is adjacent to Assumption Church on Glacier Street.

 

SPCA

BCSPCA Community Council, Powell River and District, meets from 7-8:30 pm on the second Wednesday of each month (excluding July, August and December) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 6952 Courtenay Street, to support efforts of the local shelter.

 

StrongStart

StrongStart early learning programs are available for children birth to pre-kindergarten at Kelly Creek Community, James Thomson, Henderson and Westview elementary schools, and the ORCA Bus. These are free drop-in sessions with snacks provided. Birth certificates are required for registration. For information, call Rita at 604.485.6271, ext 2244.

 

Sunshine Coast Cloggers

Sunshine Coast Cloggers meet at 6:30-8:30 pm on Wednesday evenings at Powell River Christian School.

 

Sunshine Speakers Toastmasters

Sunshine Speakers Toastmasters meetings take place from 12:05-12:55 pm on the first and third Thursdays of each month and 7-9 pm on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Oceanview Education Centre, room 134. Contact Barb at 604.485.2732 or Lesley at 604.483.6454 for information.

 

Tai Chi

Taoist tai chi classes are held 10-11:30 am and 6:30-8 pm Wednesdays and 10-11:30 am on Saturdays at Trinity Hall, United Church.

 

Therapeutic Riding Association

Therapeutic Riding Association provides opportunities for volunteers to enjoy fresh air, exercise and guaranteed big smiles, 45 minutes a day or more, Monday to Thursday at Paradise Valley Exhibition Grounds. No experience is necessary, training is provided and hours are flexible. For more information, call Dusty at 604.485.0177.

 

Trail Riders Club

Powell River Trail Riders Club meets at 7:30 pm on the first Monday (except holidays) every month at the Paradise Valley Exhibition Grounds Clubhouse.

 

12 Steps

Circle of CARE (confidential, accepting, respectful, encouraging) is held from 7-9 pm every Wednesday at Elders/Cultural Centre, 4940 Salish Drive. The only requirement to attend is the desire for healthy relationships. For more information about this codependent’s anonymous group, call Robbi at 604.483.4474 or visit coda.org.

 

United Church

Powell River United Church holds Sunday services at 10:30 am every week at the church, 6932 Crofton Street.

 

Powell River United Church hosts pasta suppers at 5 pm every Monday (except statutory holidays) at 6932 Crofton Street. Everyone is welcome to attend.

 

Vintage Cars

Powell River Chapter of Vintage Car Club of Canada meets at 7:30 pm on the second Monday of each month at Westview Flying Club. Ownership not required, just interest. Occasionally, special functions are held at other locations. For information and location of the next meeting, call Doug at 604.413.2214.

 

Volunteering

Volunteer Powell River matches community volunteers with non-profit organizations and event organizers. Readers wanting to volunteer can call 604.485.2132, or drop in between 9:15 am-1 pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays above Rona Building Centre and beside Camber College, 4750 Joyce Avenue.

 

Weight Loss

River City Slims, a self-help weight loss group, meets from 5-6:30 pm every Thursday at Lighthouse Community Church on the corner of Michigan Avenue and Burnaby Street.

 

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) non-profit weight loss support group holds weekly meetings to provide information on nutrition, exercise and support for our members as they take off and keep off weight sensibly. For meeting times and locations or more information, contact Barb at 604.485.0025 or brichards51@shaw.ca.

 

Wildwood Ratepayers’ Association

Wildwood Ratepayers’ Association meets at 7 pm on the second Thursday of each month at James Thomson Elementary School.

 

Youth Resource Centre

Youth Resource Centre hosts sports and recreation with Powell River Kings from 4-6 pm Wednesdays at Oceanview Education Centre. Drop-ins are free and open to ages 12 to 18. For more information about free bus passes at Brooks Secondary School, call 604.223.2354.

 

Youth Resource Centre provides games, prizes, activities, snacks and dinner from 3:30-8 pm Thursdays at Oceanview Education Centre. The free program is open to ages 13 to 18. For more information about free bus passes at Brooks Secondary School, call 604.223.2354.

 

Aikido

Powell River Aikikai, self defence, the art of peace, instruction every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. For more information call 604.483.4695 or email priveraikikai@gmail.com. Sessions are provided by a Canadian Aikido Federation accredited instructor.

 

Air Cadets

22 Red Knight Powell River Air Cadets meets between 6:30-9:30 pm Thursdays at Timberlane Barracks.

 

Al Anon

Al Anon meets at 8 pm on Monday nights at Powell River United Church and 7:30 pm on Thursdays at the Lutheran Church. For more information, call 604.485.8474.

 

Art Studio

Powell River Fine Arts Club studio space is open daily at 5395 Timberlane Avenue. Members create pottery, quilting, weaving, spinning, mixed-media and painting crafts in a supportive, cooperative and fun environment with mentoring and good fellowship. New members are welcome. For information, call 604.483.3586.

 

Art Society

Malaspina Art Society meets from 6-7 pm on the first Tuesday of each month, excluding July and August at Vancouver Island University, 7085 Nootka Street.

Bagpipes and Drums

Clansman Pipe Band offers free bagpipe and drum lessons to potential band members of all ages. Student pipers buy their own practice chanter and tutor book. Drumming students buy a practice pad and sticks. Band uniform will be provided. For information, call pipe major Ian Richmond at 604.483.9673.

 

Back Country Horsemen

Back Country Horsemen of BC, Powell River, meets on the first Friday of every month at a location to be decided. Everyone welcome to attend. For more information, call 604.487.9182.

 

Beavers

First Powell River Beavers meets from 6-7 pm on Wednesdays at 5393 Timberlane Avenue for boys aged five to seven. For more information, call Tina Bevans at 604.483.9634.

 

Boxing

Powell River Boxing Club opens for sparring, training and the use of speed bags, heavy bags, skip ropes and exercise equipment from 5-6:30 or 7 pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Oceanview Educational Centre. Admission is free or by donation. For more information, call Les at 604.485.7095.

 

Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast Cancer Survivors’ exercise group meets from 4-5:30 pm every Monday except holidays at 7053b Glacier Street. This is an exercise group for breast cancer survivors. For more information, call Lorraine at 604.485.6114 or Delores at 604.485.2420.

 

Breastfeeding

Parent-led breastfeeding support group meets 10 am-12 pm on the last Monday of each month at Family Place, Town Centre Mall. Anyone interested in breastfeeding information and support is welcome to attend. For more information, call 604.485.2706.

 

Camera Club

Malaspina Camera Club meets at 7 pm on the third Wednesday of each month in the community room at Westview Elementary School. For more information, call Niels Voss at 604.485.6963 or Steven Grover at 604.485.5333.

 

Canadian Council for the Blind

Canadian Council for the Blind holds its meeting at 2 pm on the second Thursday of each month (except June through August), on the third floor of Kiwanis Garden Manor. For more information, call May Kercher at 604.485.3023.

 

Carlson Community Club

Carlson Community Club hosts charity bingo every Monday (except stat holidays). Doors and concession open at 5 pm with bingo starting at 6 pm at 4463 Joyce Avenue. Everybody is welcome to support local charities while having fun playing bingo. For more information, call 604.485.4571.

 

Carlson Community Club hosts fish and chips night every Wednesday, 5-7 pm at 4463 Joyce Avenue. This event is open to everybody. For more information, call 604.485.4571.

 

Carlson Community Club hosts steak night every Friday, 5 pm-7 pm at 4463 Joyce Avenue. This event is open to everybody. For more information, call 604.485.4571.

 

Chamber of Commerce

Powell River Chamber of Commerce hosts monthly luncheons with guest speakers. Everyone welcome. For more information or to receive monthly email invites to chamber events, call the chamber office at 604.485.4051, email office@powellriverchamber.com or visit powellriverchamber.com.

 

Parents Together takes place from 7-9 pm on Tuesdays at Cranberry Child Development Centre, 6831 Artaban Street. Parents who are concerned about their teenage children’s choices or unsure how to support their teenage children are welcome. For information or to register, call 604.483.4042, extension 207, or email parentstogether@inclusionpr.ca.

 

Choirs

Powell River Chorus holds rehearsals at 7:30 pm every Wednesday in James Hall at Powell River Academy of Music, 7280 Kemano Street. For more information, call Janice Gunn at 604.485.3825.

 

Spirit of Community Choir gets together from 7-8:15 pm on Thursdays at Powell River Academy of Music, 7280 Kemano Street. Everyone is welcome to attend and join in.

 

Cinch Games

Cinch card games are played weekly at 7 pm on Mondays at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 164, 6811 Alexander Street. Newcomers are welcome to attend.

 

Community Coalition

Powell River Community Coalition meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 pm in room 152 at Vancouver Island University.

 

Community Foundation

Powell River Community Foundation provides a guest speaker to appear at community organization meetings. To arrange for a speaker leave a message at 604.483.8678, or email prcf@firstcu.ca. A volunteer will call back to discuss a date and answer questions about the foundation and its local contribution.

 

Community Health

Powell River Community Health holds a youth clinic from 3:30-5:30 pm every Tuesday at Powell River General Hospital, third floor, 5000 Joyce Avenue. This clinic offers free and confidential health services to youth. For more information, call 604.485.3310.

 

Concert Band

Powell River Community Concert Band, directed by Roy Carson, meets 7:30-9 pm Thursdays in the Brooks Secondary School band room, 5400 Marine Avenue. Students and adults with basic musical experience on brass, reed or percussion instruments are needed and welcome. For information, call Read or Hanna at 604.485.5971.

 

Concerts

Powell River Academy of Music Concert Series tickets are now on sale. For more information call 604.485.9633, drop by the Academy box office at 7280 Kemano Street between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday to Thursday, or buy online at PowellRiverAcademy.org.

 

Cranberry Community Hall Association

Cranberry Community Hall Association is dedicated to providing Powell River with an affordable, versatile space for meetings and events at 6828 Cranberry Street. For more information, email rent@cranhall.org or visit cranhall.org.

 

Crib

Crib is played from 1-3 pm every Thursday at 4943 Kiwanis Avenue. New players are welcome to attend. For more information, call 604.483.1440.

 

Thursday evening crib club games start at 7 pm at Lang Bay Hall. For more information, call 604.578.8465.

 

Cubs

First Powell River Cubs meets from 7-8:30 pm on Thursdays at 5393 Timberlane Avenue for boys aged eight to 10. For more information, call Donna Shaw at 604.483.2088.

 

Dart Association

Powell River Dart Association holds dart nights at 7:30 pm every Monday at Royal Canadian Legion Powell River Branch 164. The association is looking for new players.

 

Duplicate Bridge Club

Powell River Duplicate Bridge Club plays three times a week, including 9:30 am on Mondays, 7 pm on Tuesdays and 2 pm on Thursdays at the Alano Club, 5903 Arbutus Street. For more information, call 604.485.4430.

 

Faith Lutheran Church

Faith Lutheran Church food cupboard is open from noon-1 pm on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 4811 Ontario Avenue.

 

Everyone on any journey of faith is welcome to worship beginning at 10 am on Sundays at Faith Lutheran Church, corner of Ontario Avenue and Alberni Street. Everyone is welcome.

 

Family Place

Family Place is open as a drop-in centre for children and parents daily, 10:30 am-4:30 pm Tuesday to Thursday, 12:30-4:30 pm Friday. For more information, call 604.485.2706.

 

Family Place hosts a free soup lunch, 12:30-4:30 pm every Wednesday in Town Centre Mall. This is an opportunity for parents to discuss current parenting trends or share information.

 

Forest Wardens

Junior Forest Wardens meets at 7 pm on Wednesdays at Edgehill Elementary School. For more information, call Mickey McCracken at 604.487.9482.


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